Venue Details & Map
77-85 Newington CausewaySouthwarkLondonSE1 6BD
- +44 (0)20 7652 2224
- Public transport:
- Borough: Exit & turn right towards Newington Causeway. Located just before the railway bridge. Elephant & Castle: Exit via South Bank University Exit & turn left, head up Newington Causeway.
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I came here to see Titanic during preview.
Upon entering the venue, I felt like the place was pretty run down, and was starting to worry about my next few hours at this venue. I also thought the worst of the quality of the production. I fully expected an amateur community theatre type of production.
When I entered the theatre, "The Large", they called it, it was dark, and I had to watch my...more
A Perfect Theatre Experience.
A cosy, intimate, versatile venue with a classy variety of performances. This is what theatre is all about.
Just a minutes walk from bustling London Bridge station, just off Tootley Street sandwiched in-between the Ship Tavern and another generic pub/restaurant is the gateway to The Southwark Playhouse. Passing a small box office area with smiley young staff,...more
The Yelpers before me were right: It's a delightful, wonderful little venue!
Has an almost cavernous feel, and a quirky lounge reception area, with well priced drinks for a pre-show beer, cocktail or cappucino.
I saw their magical rendition of Miyazaki's "Howl's Moving Castle" and the intimate space was perfect, it worked really, really well and I really enjoyed it :)
I'll definitely be...more
A true and rare hidden gem. Let's talk about the bar first. It is a concocted venue with a very simple yet successful attire. Old mis-matching wooden chairs, rows of chinese like round paper red lights, inside one of the old victorian tunnels, a small stage with a microphone, some couches and doors to enter the theatre part. The bar sells bottled beers, four kinds of spirit (gin, vodka,...more